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Identifying migrants in medieval England: the possibilities and limitations of place-name evidence (2020)
Book Chapter
Carroll, J. (2020). Identifying migrants in medieval England: the possibilities and limitations of place-name evidence. In J. Story, W. Ormrod, & E. Tyler (Eds.), Migrants in Medieval England, c. 500-1500Oxford University Press

Many English place-names came into existence in the early medieval period as descriptive, meaningful phrases (‘the river estate’, ‘the clear stream’, ‘Edward’s farm’, and so on).They evolved in the conversation of ordinary people as they referred to... Read More about Identifying migrants in medieval England: the possibilities and limitations of place-name evidence.

Subverting transphobia and challenging ignorance: The interactive construction of resistant identity in a community of practice of transgender youth (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, L. (in press). Subverting transphobia and challenging ignorance: The interactive construction of resistant identity in a community of practice of transgender youth. Journal of Language and Discrimination,

In this paper, I present two moments of interaction emerging from a focus group between young people who are members of a community of practice: a support group for transgender youth and their parents. Using discourse analysis, I demonstrate how the... Read More about Subverting transphobia and challenging ignorance: The interactive construction of resistant identity in a community of practice of transgender youth.

"Everyone happy with what their role is?": A pragmalinguistic evaluation of leadership practices in emergency medicine training (2019)
Journal Article
ChaƂupnik, M., & Atkins, S. (in press). "Everyone happy with what their role is?": A pragmalinguistic evaluation of leadership practices in emergency medicine training. Journal of Pragmatics,

This article reports a study of simulated interactions between emergency medical teams, as they are used in education for specialist trainee doctors. We focus on a key area of communicative competence that trainees are assessed on: the performance of... Read More about "Everyone happy with what their role is?": A pragmalinguistic evaluation of leadership practices in emergency medicine training.

'Our Theatre Royal Nottingham': Co-creation and co-curation of a digital performance collection with citizen scholars (2019)
Journal Article
Robinson, J., & Carletti, L. (2019). 'Our Theatre Royal Nottingham': Co-creation and co-curation of a digital performance collection with citizen scholars. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 15(2), 128-148. https://doi.org/10.1080/14794713.2019.1633106

While the major theatre collections of universities and libraries in the UK, Europe and the USA have been long established, and companies such as the Royal Shakespeare Company or Ballet Rambert hold their own extensive archives, the past decade has s... Read More about 'Our Theatre Royal Nottingham': Co-creation and co-curation of a digital performance collection with citizen scholars.

Epilepsy, literature and linguistics: spotlighting subjective symptoms (2018)
Journal Article
Sanchez-Davies, J. (2020). Epilepsy, literature and linguistics: spotlighting subjective symptoms. Medical Humanities, 45(4), 371-380. https://doi.org/10.1136/medhum-2018-011460

Literature can offer a wealth of information about epilepsy: from complex narratives to children’s picture books, it can help broaden people’s understanding, show what it is like to live with epilepsy and provide a medium to which people with epileps... Read More about Epilepsy, literature and linguistics: spotlighting subjective symptoms.

Priming text function in personification allegory: a corpus-assisted approach (2018)
Journal Article
Cordell, J. (2018). Priming text function in personification allegory: a corpus-assisted approach. Language and Literature, 096394701878851. doi:10.1177/0963947018788516

Current linguistic examination of allegory focuses on its cognitive structure as conceptual metaphor, with its linguistic form realised in the absence of a target domain (Crisp, 2001; 2008). The present study addresses the intersection of conceptuali... Read More about Priming text function in personification allegory: a corpus-assisted approach.

Runes and Verse: The Medialities of Early Scandinavian Poetry (2017)
Journal Article
Jesch, J. (2017). Runes and Verse: The Medialities of Early Scandinavian Poetry. European Journal of Scandinavian Studies, 47(1), 181-202. https://doi.org/10.1515/ejss-2017-0010

The paper discusses a number of versified runic inscriptions, mainly from Scandinavia, and from ca. 400 to 1400 AD, to explore what they reveal about the forms and functions of early Scandinavian poetry outside the manuscript tradition. With a partic... Read More about Runes and Verse: The Medialities of Early Scandinavian Poetry.